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Apple Cranberry Crisp

Charlotte Davidson taps into the convenience of an instant oatmeal packet for this tart and tasty dessert for two she whips up in Batesville, Arkansas during the busy holidays.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
  • Makes
    2 servings


  • 2 medium Golden Delicious apples, chopped
  • 1 cup chopped fresh or frozen cranberries
  • Sugar substitute equivalent to 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cold butter
  • 1 package (1.6 ounces) instant cinnamon and spice oatmeal


  • In a small bowl, combine the apples, cranberries and sugar substitute. Transfer to two 10-oz. ramekins or custard cups coated with cooking spray. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 3-1/2 to 4-1/2 minutes or until apples are almost tender.
  • In a bowl, cut butter into oatmeal until crumbly; sprinkle over apple mixture. Microwave, uncovered, on high 1-2 minutes longer or until butter is melted and topping is golden. Serve warm.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested with Splenda No Calorie Sweetener.

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  • Sillyman1
    Aug 3, 2013

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  • Flenner
    Nov 9, 2009

    I used McIntosh apples and it was easy and delish. It was even done before I had a chance to clean up the dishes. I will make it again.

  • olean
    Jan 4, 2008

    How would you bake this in the oven?

  • Barbara
    Dec 31, 2006

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